Berlin High School

139 Patterson Way,

Berlin, CT, 06037-3146

Tel: (860)828-6577
Grades: 9-12

976 students

Berlin High School serves 976 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Berlin High School operates within the Berlin School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 976 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 976 students
Berlin High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Berlin High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Berlin High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Berlin High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
Berlin High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
20%
Berlin High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Berlin High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
61%
Berlin High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Berlin High School Sch Ethnicity Berlin High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.58
Berlin High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
30%
Berlin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Berlin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,016 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Berlin School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 3,016 1,781
Berlin   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Berlin   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $29 MM
Berlin   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $46 MM $28 MM
Berlin   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,401 $15,687
Berlin   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,194 $15,388
Berlin   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alternative Center School (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Catherine M. Mcgee Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emma Hart Willard School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Berlin Emma Hart Willard School
    1088 Norton Rd
    Berlin , CT , 06037
    (860)828-4151
    0.5  mi  |  492  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Berlin Catherine M. Mcgee Middle School
    899 Norton Rd
    Berlin , CT , 06037
    (860)828-0323
    0.8  mi  |  730  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • East Berlin Richard D. Hubbard School
    139 Grove St
    East Berlin , CT , 06023
    (860)828-4119
    1.7  mi  |  241  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Kensington Mary E. Griswold School
    133 Heather Ln
    Kensington , CT , 06037
    (860)828-6336
    2  mi  |  577  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • New Britain Alternative Center School
    Alternative School
    505 South Main St
    New Britain , CT , 06051
    (860)827-2200
    Alternative School
    2.3  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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